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Carola Stark


Carola Stark advises clients in the areas of compliance, corporate governance and general corporate law (focus: stock corporation law). Her practice includes, in particular, advising companies and executive bodies in the area of corporate governance and directors’ and officers’ duties and liability and conducting internal investigations. She has distinctive experience in litigation (corporate and post-M&A disputes as well as general commercial litigation) and represents her clients both in court and before regulatory authorities.

Languages: German, English and French


  • Law studies at the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität of Mainz and the Université de Nantes (France)
  • 2011 Master of German and foreign law (Magister iuris)
  • 2012 Admission to the bar
  • 2020 Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law
  • 2012-2015 Lawyer at the international corporate law firm Linklaters (Frankfurt), Dispute Resolution Division
  • 2015-2021 Lawyer at the corporate law firm ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN (Frankfurt), Corporate/Finance/M&A Division
  • Since 2021 Counsel at Pohlmann & Company




  • Effektive Aufsichtsratsarbeit im Zeitalter zunehmender Compliance-Regularien, in: Der Aufsichtsrat 10/2021, 142-144 (together with Nicole Willms)
  • Risk & Compliance Management in Germany 2021, in: Lexology

Blog Posts


Selected Mandates
  • Advising a former CFO of the subsidiary of an international telecommunication group on the defense of liability claims after cyber attack (CEO Fraud)
  • Advising an international industrial packaging company on the enforcement of directors’ and officers’ liability claims against former board members
  • Advising and representing a wind farm operator in the enforcement of conversion rights from profit participation certificates
  • Representation of various stock corporations and partnerships limited by shares (GmbH & Co. KGaA) in corporate law disputes (defense against actions for annulment, release proceedings)
  • Advising publicly listed and unlisted stock corporations on physical and virtual (Covid 19-Act) AGMs and creditors’ meetings